Bomb on Philippines Ferry Injures 30

A bomb hidden in a trash can exploded on a ferry in the southern Philippines (search) as it was loading passengers Sunday morning, injuring at least 30 people, including nine children, military officials said. The region had been on alert for terror attacks.

The M.V. Dona Ramona (search) was docked at the wharf at Lamitan, on the island of Basilan (search), around 7:30 a.m. local time as it prepared to depart for nearby Zamboanga. At least six people were badly burned, including a soldier. Full Story

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